Merry Christmas from Dublin: Nollaig Shona Duit!

  We’d like to wish all our awesome readers a very Merry Christmas from Dublin that is filled with love! If Christmas isn’t your holiday we’d also like to take this opportunity to say that we hope your days are filled with peace and joy. Below are some photos of Dublin at Christmas. Bewley’s cafe…

Touring Ireland’s Most Breathtaking Scenery in County Kerry

The Cliffs of Moher and County Clare are amazing in our book, but when we recently asked an Irish colleague how she ranked it, compared to County Kerry, she said there was no comparison. She firmly stated that County Kerry was the most beautiful county in Ireland, along with the remote northwest county of Donegal. We still…

A Vampire Hunt & Dublin Turned Red: Happy Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Dublin! Yes, it’s that time of year for that American tradition… Oops, I mean Irish tradition? Yes, it is believed that Halloween was bought to America by the Irish. It all started with the Paleopagan Druids who were celebrating Lá Samhna, the Celtic new year. However, once the Christians moved in and…

Touring the West Coast of Ireland With Paddywagon Tours

There are quite a few tour companies in Ireland, but Paddywagon has the biggest selection of budget options. With bright green buses, plastered with a giant leprechaun smoking a pipe, they tend to stand out a little more than the rest on the roadways. Among a few slogans, Paddywagon markets themselves as “the most fun…